Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO YESTERDAY, women in Zimbabwe joined the world in celebrating the International Women’s Day, where they highlighted bottlenecks inhibiting them from entering various sectors of the ...

Meghan, the wife of Prince Harry, accused Britain’s royal family of raising concerns about how dark their son’s skin might be and pushing her to the brink of ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Zimbabwean RnB/hip-hop artiste Bryan “C Bryan” Chidembo has signed a one-year record deal with Nigerian label Immortal Music Empire to handle his music ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO EMERGING filmmaker Fungai “FC Stanley” Chigumbura is set to premiere his debut production Highway Black — a movie which explores corruption at roadblocks — at ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI UNITED STATES-BASED Zimbabwean writer Yeve Sibanda has penned a children’s book My First Book of Shona and Ndebele Words which is aimed at promoting indigenous ...

WASHINGTON — Digital payments firm Square said Thursday it was buying a controlling stake in the streaming music platform Tidal from a group led by rap star Jay-Z ...

JOHANNESBURG — Model and actor Jonathan Boynton-Lee said he still feels the presence of his late best friend Simba Mhere. Opening up on Instagram with a snap of ...

JOHANNESBURG —  Kim Kardashian on Friday called out those who bully and body-shame others, recalling her embarrassment when she was attacked for gaining 27kg during her first pregnancy. ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI AUSTRIA-BASED Zimbabwean imbube crooner Vusa Mkhaya has been in the showbiz industry for several years as a member of Insingizi. This is the group that ...

BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTERS THE National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (Nacz) has joined the nation in mourning the death of veteran artist Rashid Mohamed Jogee who passed ...

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI FOR a long time, Chipinge has been known for witchcraft and superstitious tales, but there are also positive stories that come out of the small ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO THE COVID-19 pandemic may have been devastating, but for gospel singer Tafadzwa Mukaro, it was time to concentrate on composing music and tomorrow, she pulls ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO’S all-female ensemble and award-winning a capella group, Nobuntu, says although the COVID-19-induced lockdown had disrupted the Padbank initiative where it distributes sanitary ware to ...

JOHANNESBURG — The success of the hit number is similar on YouTube, with more than a billion views of all videos combined. Recently performing his hit song Jerusalema ...

JAMAICA — Higher Place, the debut EP by Skip Marley, is number one on the United States current reggae albums chart. It moved an additional 101 copies last ...

JAMAICA — A year ago, recording artiste Gem Myers was a guest at the JaRIA Honour Awards, organised by the Jamaica Reggae industry association. Sitting in the box, ...

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI CHIPINGE-BORN rising visual artist Calvin Khumbulani Zvenyika says her shattered dreams to become an electrical engineer had moulded him to be the artist he is ...

BY LIFE & STYLE REPORTER HIGH-RIDING dancehall singers Poptain and songbird Anita Jackson will take turns on the stage tomorrow during the “crazy vibe” pay per view (PPV) ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI AFRO-POP ace Jeys Marabini will face the biggest test of his career with his new reggae track and video, Jah Deliver Us, as he seeks ...

Title:                 Because Sadness is Beautiful? Author:            Tanaka Chidora Publisher:      Mwanaka Media  and Publishing  (2019) ISBN:               978-1-77929-596-5 Memory Chirere Tanaka Chidora’s first anthology in English, ...

BY WINSTONE ANTONIO IT’S two weeks after his demise and subsequent burial, but Zimdancehall chanter and liberation hero Soul Jah Love — born Soul Muzavazi Musaka — continues ...

BY FREEMAN MAKOPA SOUTH AFRICAN rapper Nadia Nakai has proven to be a jack-of-all-trades after she landed a role as a presenter with Channel O’s new show Genzsouthafrica ...

BY TAFADZWA KACHIKO BULAWAYO-BASED filmmaker Gift “Borntrouble” Wazvaremhaka has utilised his martial arts skills to produce action movies Dead End and Blood Eyes set for release in June ...

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Legendary reggae singer Bunny Wailer died in the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston this morning. He was 73. “Yes. He died about 8:00 this morning. ...

Everyone who has at least some previous betting experience knows that gambling websites do not want to develop their own games. Besides the fact this costs a lot ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI BULAWAYO’S Ibhayisikopo Film Project says its book titled Towards a Digital Reporting Manual on Gender-Based Violence has received a positive response from university students who ...

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI MARABI musician Kireni Zulu has warned up-and-coming musicians to stay away from drugs during the COVID-19-induced lockdown if they are to be success stories in ...

BY LIFE & STYLE CORRESPONDENT SOUTH AFRICA-BASED Afro-jazz artiste Precious “Mr P” Hanya has enlisted the services of veteran artistes for a forthcoming Jiti single titled Swederera. On ...

BY SHARON SIBINDI THE Media and Arts Zimbabwe (MAZ) in Bulawayo under the Sisters Next Generation programme has launched several initiatives that seek to empower women in the ...

BY KIMBERLY KARIATI AT the heart of every nation lies culture and ethnicity which tend to influence the people’s food, lifestyle and fashion choices. Local young fashion designers ...